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NICMOS uncovers dust layers to show inner region of dusty nebula (ACS image)

NICMOS uncovers dust layers to show inner region of dusty nebula (ACS image)


Depicts: Cone Nebula, NGC 2264
Copyright: NASA, ESA, H. Ford (JHU), G. Illingworth (UCSC/LO), M.Clampin (STScI), G. Hartig (STScI), and the ACS Science Team

This image of part of the Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) was obtained by the Advanced Camera for Surveys on the Hubble Space Telescope (see heic0206).

This region is called the Cone Nebula (NGC 2264) because, in ground-based images, it has a conical shape.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
28-Oct-2021 00:39 UT

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